Teen, mother charged in connection with Plank Road shooting that killed one, hurt another

Mother, teenage son arrested in connection with deadly shooting on Plank Road

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Officers charged Keon Jarvis, 19, along with his mother, Latoya Jarvis, 35, in connection with the death of Reginald Jefferson, 21.

Keon Jarvis, 19
Keon Jarvis, 19 (Source: BRPD)

Jefferson suffered a fatal gunshot wound near a business in the 6100 block of Plank Road on March 19 .

Latoya Jarvis, 35
Latoya Jarvis, 35 (Source: BRPD)

Detectives said Jefferson, another 24-year-old victim, and others were involved in a physical altercation inside the Kangaroo Express Service Station around 8:45 p.m.

Jefferson was reportedly shot multiple times. The second victim was chased out of the store by the suspect and was found across the street with a gunshot wound.

Jefferson died at the scene. The second victim is expected to survive.

Keon was booked with a first-degree murder charge and an attempted first-degree murder charge.

Latoya was booked with obstruction of justice.

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